SYNNERS PARTNER WITH MEDIA CULTURED CIC
We are pleased to announce a new club partner organisation Media Cultured CIC who will be delivering workshops to our young aspiring footballers in the academy, and to staff of both the academy and the club.
Amjid Khazir from Media Cultured said “What a privilege it is to work with grassroots football, and in particular with Billingham Synthonia Football Club”
The educational sessions will focus on inclusion and diversity with an emphasis on safeguarding through preventing extremism.
Media Cultured deliver similar workshops to professional clubs with the Premier League and the workshops at Synners will be the beginning of a wider programme aimed at developing opportunities through education and challenging racism.
ACADEMY APPLICATION SESSION
The date/time for the next Academy Application Session has now been confirmed as Thursday 15th August at 5pm, plus an opportunity to take part in a training session with Billingham Synthonia FC 6pm.
Follow the link here and register for one or both sessions. If you can't attend next Thursday you can register your interest in the football academy by clicking on the register button, and someone will be in touch.
There will also be a Q&A session for parents while the players are training.
***Players/Parents that have already attended an Academy Application Session don't need to attend another session.***
Any questions please call us on 01642 241389 or drop us a message on Facebook.
DURHAM CHALLENGE CUP DRAW
Synthonia have been drawn at home to Wolviston in the Preliminary Round of the Durham Challenge Cup. The tie is to be played on Wednesday 18th September 7.30pm kick off.
ROB RENNARD APPOINTED FIRST TEAM COACH
Goalkeeper Coach Rob Rennard was today appointed the role of first team coach by new Manager Dave Dickson. Rob spoke to the Synners social media team and said "I am excited to to have been given the opportunity to step up my role within the club and am really looking forward to working closely with Dave. Billingham Synthonia have a very exciting future and I am delighted to be part of it".
"Following a lot of thought over the last month I have decided to step down as the current manager of team affairs. This will allow me to focus on the off the field activities and develop the club from top to bottom. My role will bounce between director of football and chairman.
Team affairs are handed over to the very capable hands of Dave Dickson who shares the same desire and belief as myself. Our policy towards youth development will not change and I will work very closely with Dave to recruit the right type of players for our club. We have some very tough and exciting times ahead, thanks for your continued support.
Cheers Jamie P"
Dave Dickson, talking to Synners' social media team said "I am delighted to get the opportunity with a club that has such a fine history as the Synners. We have the opportunity of building a very exciting future for the club, that is sustainable and maximises the development of youth talent. My ethos on how I like the game to be played aligns completely with club Chairman and Director Jamie Pollock. Exciting times ahead".
NORTHERN LEAGUE CUP DRAW
Our group A draw is:
Heaton Stannington (away) - Wednesday 11th September
Newcastle University (home) - Wednesday 25th September
North Shields (home) - Wednesday 2nd October
Seaham Redstar (away) - Tuesday 15th October
BILLINGHAM SYNTHONIA FOOTBALL ACADEMY
A newly established football excellence and education programme our Football Academy provides young players with the opportunity to develop as footballers whilst receiving a good education that ensures we not only attract, develop and retain quality youth players, but we also support young people in meeting core social responsibilities with regards to their education / career progression.
The programme is open to aspiring players aged 16-18 and aims to provide young people with :
- an opportunity to be coached by UEFA qualified coaches and train on FIFA 1 standard surface
- an opportunity to play competitive football against quality opposition
- an opportunity for routes into professional or semi-professional football
- an excellent sporting and academic programme delivered by experienced tutors which will provide them every opportunity to achieve outstanding learner outcomes
Everyone at Billingham Synthonia Football Academy have a real passion for football and are focused on developing young players by improving their confidence, technical ability and enjoyment of the game. The aim of the academy is to give everyone player the opportunity to play at the highest level of football possible whilst also providing them with an education that will help them with a career if they don’t play as a professional. This can also include playing at a semi-professional level in the non league pyramid system.
Call 01642 241389 for further information or register with the group https://www.facebook.com/groups/BillinghamSynthoniaFootballAcademy/